Solway Firth


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Sol·way Firth

 (sŏl′wā′)
An arm of the Irish Sea separating northwest England from southwest Scotland.

Solway Firth

(ˈsɒlweɪ)
n
(Placename) an inlet of the Irish Sea between SW Scotland and NW England. Length: about 56 km (35 miles)

Sol′way Firth′

(ˈsɒl weɪ)
n.
an arm of the Irish Sea between SW Scotland and NW England. 38 mi. (61 km) long.
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Noun1.Solway Firth - a large firth on the west coast of Britain between England and ScotlandSolway Firth - a large firth on the west coast of Britain between England and Scotland
Great Britain, GB - an island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
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Noel Vanstone have been traced across the Solway Firth to Dumfries, and thence to a cottage a few miles from the town, on the banks of the Nith.
The little village of Ecclefechan was about six miles from the Solway Firth, among the pasture lands of the bale of Annan.
They're panic buying everywhere from Sky to Solway Firth.
He said: "There's a lot of shifting quicksand within the Solway Firth and it can be very dangerous.
STANWIX Park is situated on Cumbria's Solway coast next to a designated area of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking views over the Solway Firth.
Four of the SPAs are located solely in Scottish waters, including parts of the Pentland Firth and the seas off St Kilda, with a fifth site extending coverage in the Solway Firth being jointly led by Scottish Natural Heritage and Natural England.
Chris added: "It's right beside the coast road at the top of cliffs overlooking the Solway Firth.
com)-- Last Sunday ROXOA Group's copywriter, Jack Hudson, washed-up onto the mud flats of the Solway Firth in Cumbria.
A Pentland Firth B Solway Firth C Firth of Forth D Moray Firth QUESTION 6 - for 6 points: Which news event delayed the broadcasting of the first episode of Doctor Who?
One bird overshot the country this week when as a Spanish birdwatcher found a Barnacle Goose 900 miles south of its usual wintering site on the Solway Firth.
Scottish environmental groups and government representatives have expressed concern that the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense (MoD) is using a "legal loophole" to an international agreement to fire depleted uranium shells into the Solway Firth.